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Who’s the Puritan Now – originally posted March 5, 2009

   One delight of Pacific Northwest living is the sheer pleasure that a sunny day provides. Shortly after we moved here, a guest at our Shabbat meal told of a meeting that took place around his company’s conference table, which overlooked … Continue reading

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Glossophobia – originally posted July 9, 2009

According to the intensive .16 second long research I just did on the web, we humans are full of phobias. Ranking relatively high – though quite below fear of spiders – is glossophobia, fear of public speaking. In general, this … Continue reading

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You Owe $36.52 More or Less – originally posted July 29, 2009

My bank and I rarely agree on how much money is in my account. This is a circuitous way of saying that despite the fact that I do know how to add and subtract as well as use a calculator, … Continue reading

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Howgwash – originally posted on Nov. 18, 2009

One of the guidelines at our Shabbat table is the “one conversation” rule. Unlike a dinner party where the polite thing is to converse with the person on one’s left and right ( I confess that my notion of dinner … Continue reading

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Trial by Mouth – originally published Jan. 28, 2009

   Celebrity endorsements can mean a great deal to a company. So we thought it a tremendous coup when Illinois Governor (though probably not for long) Blagojevich give an unsolicited plug for our audio CD, Perils of Profanity: You Are What … Continue reading

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